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Pressure to delay emissions trading scheme

The Australian Industry Group has called for the Federal Government to delay the commencement of the 2010 carbon emissions trading scheme (ETS) due to...

Families struggle to pay rent in economic crisis

New reports have shown that Australian families are struggling to make rental payments in the financial crisis, with many being laid off from their...

Small businesses unimpressed by Rudd

In his address at the NSW Chamber of Commerce luncheon in Sydney yesterday, Rudd spoke of the financial crisis and the need for all Australians to work together to get through the downturn. Small business owners were left unimpressed by his address, according to Sydney Morning Herald reports, with one business owner claiming the speech was “all spin and no substance.”

Small businesses seek financial advice in crisis

Small businesses are increasingly turning to suburban accounting and legal firms for advice on insolvency and bankruptcy issues as the economic crisis takes hold. A...

Small business manufacturers need help

With the sacking of 1850 Pacific Brands workers, the manufacturing industry is suffering and small businesses are the worst affected according to trade and...

Sol Trujillo’s golden handshake an ‘outrage’

Critics have labelled the payouts of Telstra CEO Sol Trujillo and Pacific Brands chief executive Sue Morphet as ‘greedy’ ‘obscene’ and a ‘corporate crime.’ After...

Industry group dismisses ‘Buy Australia’ campaign

Calls from unions to ‘Buy Australia’ to stem job losses and save what’s left, has been dismissed by industry groups, claiming it won’t stop...

Job cuts continue as economic crisis worsens

On the back of news that Pacific Brands will axe 1,850 jobs, phone companies Nokia and Vodafone and property developer Lend Lease have announced...

The World Financial Crisis According to Julia Ross

Head of the largest ever woman-owned company to hit the stock market, recruitment expert Julia Ross shares her views on the world economic crisis. Global...

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Why is Australia seeing fewer female CEOs?

Fewer women are running the country’s top 200 ASX-listed companies in 2020 compared to the last four years, according to the Chief...

Coronanomics – What we’ve learnt about the economics of COVID-19

If trade bought prosperity to all corners of the world, then COVID-19 is showing the dark side of an interdependent world.

Should you incorporate an AI strategy into your business?

With both government and companies eagerly adopting artificial intelligence (AI) strategies, we explore how AI could also streamline and scale your business....

‘A 10,000 per cent increase in page views in 2 weeks’: how to scale up in a crisis

As a telehealth provider, Coviu experienced a sudden surge in customer demand during the pandemic. Their website saw a 10,000 per cent...

Unemployment rate drops, defying forecasts

Official ABS figures released today show that the unemployment rate has fallen to 6.8 per cent in August, down from 7.5 per...

Qantas disrupts financial services industry with SME business loans

Qantas will start referring business frequent flyers to lending platform Valiant Finance. This partnership helps Qantas members access working capital, asset finance...

Employees willing to salary sacrifice for flexible working: Research

Research from payroll and HR software solutions provider, Ascender, shows that more than one in three (37 per cent) of Australians are...

Let’s Talk: The Right Reasons

A strong story behind a business's inception can have a powerful effect on customers. Customers may identify with a founder's back story...